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Davina Given

Equitable compensation for breach of fiduciary duty: a question of loss?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

A director who extracted money from a company by way of sham invoices may have a defence to an equitable compensation claim for misappropriation of the company's funds.

Caroline von Nussbaum

Regulation of medical marijuana

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

Cannabis-containing finished medicinal products have been available on prescription in Germany for some time.

Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg

New tax on international tickets issued for Argentine residents

Aviation - Argentina
Freidenberg Freidenberg & Lifsic

On 23 December 2019 a 30% tax on services hired abroad by travel agencies located in Argentina was introduced.

Michael Harowski

Fifth Circuit confirms Dorion test for maritime contracts

Shipping & Transport - USA
Wilson Elser

The US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently confirmed the Dorion test for determining whether a contract is a maritime contract and extended the test to all mixed service contracts.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Gender equality: further duties for employers

Employment & Benefits - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

From 1 January 2020 the Equality and Anti-discrimination Act has been amended, imposing further duties on employers regarding equality and discrimination.

Steven B Steinborn

National Advertising Division refers supplement advertising to FTC

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

A recent action by the National Advertising Division (NAD), a self-regulatory arm of the Better Business Bureau, illustrates that advertisers that participate but decline to be bound by an NAD decision can expect to be referred to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA